Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

The Israeli institute will share its expertise on translating research into commercially viable applications with the goal of advancing personalized medicine.

Researchers are developing a nanopore sensing device that relies on restriction enzymes to target specific clinically relevant variants in pathogens. 

Technion's Reut Shalgi is building up her lab to study how chaperones affect protein synthesis and protein folding.

The majority of the funding will be used to establish a cancer metabolomics research center on Technion's campus. 

Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.